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Court Rules Suspected Uighur Family Must Remain in Thai Custody

A Thai court Friday ruled that a family of 17 - suspected to be Uighur Muslims - must remain in custody until their nationalities are proven. The court rejected the refugee family's contention that indefinite detention in the kingdom is illegal. It said Thai authorities must continue to hold them until identification documents are received from both China and Turkey. The case has pitted Turkey against China, with Thailand seemingly reluctant to make a decision that would anger...

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